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Wildcats shake Acker Gym during their season home opener

Chico player, Shay Stark and Holy Names player, Elle Burland, face off each other during the last ten minutes of the game. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Karina Cope

November 13, 2019

Women’s basketball is off to a hot start as they introduced their new 2019-2020 season team to Acker Gym Tuesday night, Nov. 12. The Wildcats hosted the Holy Names University Hawks in the first home game of the season. Coming into the game with a record of 1-1, Chico State looked to increase th...

Lucky equalizer for the Wildcats

Mikey Hirsch running towards Holy Names player in exhibition match Saturday night. Photo credit: Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

Karina Cope

September 1, 2019

With the Men's Soccer season starting to pickup again, Chico State took on Holy Names University in an exhibition match under the Saturday night lights. The Wildcats took home a tie, with the final score 1-1. While the game does not count toward the team’s overall record, it does open a window in...

‘Cats keep the Hawks shotless

Gabriel Moreno

September 10, 2016

Chico State women's soccer took on the Holy Names University Hawks on Sept. 9, at the 'Cats home field. Chico State won 2-0 and prevented the Hawks from making any shots throughout the game.The 'Cats gained control of the ball early in the first half and kept possession of it throughout the game. Chi...

Volleyball splits doubleheader

The Chico State volleyball team sets the ball during practice. Photo credit: Jordan Jarrell

Gabriel Moreno

September 3, 2016

Chico State swept the Holy Names University Hawks in the second game of their double header on Sept. 2. The 3-0 win came after losing to the Dominican University Penguins in the first round of the Route 92 Showdown. The recent win propels the 'Cats overall season record to 1-1.Chico State opened with an o...

Senior transfer thrives as new RBI man

Senior first basemen Ben Gamba eyes the pitcher in a game against Academy of Art. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

March 9, 2016

From a Hawk to a Wildcat, Holy Names University senior transfer Ben Gamba has made an instant impact for the Chico State baseball team. Consistent defensive play and a batting average of .351 proves Gamba deserves a spot in the everyday lineup. Leading the team in RBIs with 16 and tied for the...

Wildcat baseball team crushes Holy Names University

Junior infielder Case Bennett makes contact in a game against Academy of Art on Feb. 12. Photo credit: Lindsay Pincus

Anna Baytosh

February 23, 2016

Chico State baseball team defeated the Holy Names University Hawks with a score of 18-0 for its second away win in Oakland, California, on Saturday, Feb. 20.This win advances the Wildcats to an overall record of 8-2 and an away record of 2-0 in pre-conference matches.Chico State started strong at the ...

‘Cats win 6 straight sets to start season 2-0

The Chico State Women's volleyball team won their first two games of the season against Dominican University of California and Holy Names University. Photo credit: Sam Barker

Nick Martinez-Esquibel

September 5, 2015

The Wildcats showed up to the Route 92 Showdown ready to play as they didn't even drop a set, winning 6 straight to sweep their first two games of the season. In the morning, the 'Cats completed a three set sweep of Dominican University of California, then came back hours later to do the same to Holy Names University. Game 1: 1st set- With the sc...

‘Cats cruise in tournament

Brooke Langeloh winds up for a pitch against Southern Oregon on Feb. 15. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Matthew Vislosky

March 29, 2015

The Chico State women's softball team continued play in the Tournament of Champions against Holy Names University and Montana State-Billings in Turlock, California on March 28 and won both games. vs. Holy Names UniversityThe Wildcats struck first when junior left fielder Ashley Huff scored off a Hawks error, ...

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